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    November 24th is Evolution Day!

    Posted by Lindsay White on Nov 24, 2015 2:10:07 PM

    Today marks the 156th anniversary since the publication of Charles Darwin's On The Origin of Species. Every year scientists celebrate Evolution Day to commemorate Darwin's contributions to science and to focus on and educate the public about evolutionary biology.

    Today, Evolution is a core undergraduate course for any young biologist working through their academic career. We like to celebrate our prolific science forefathers by highlighting our quality textbooks written by leading scientists and educators.

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    Topics: Charles Darwin, Author, Biology, Evolution, Evolution Day, Higher Education, Science, science, Strickberger

    New Research Shows Majority of College Students Are Working

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 28, 2015 5:35:10 PM

    In today's world, traditional students are no longer the norm. New research from Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce finds that over the past 25 years, 70% of enrolled students have also been working. The just released Learning While Earning: The New Normal report examines the challenges that these 14 million college students face in balancing work, school, and other priorities in their lives.

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    Topics: Higher Education, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, Online Learning

    October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

    Posted by Lindsay White on Oct 6, 2015 10:28:39 AM

    On October 1, 2010 President Barack Obama declared October National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). He recognized the importance of America's digital infrastructure and the crucial role all Americans play in helping to secure the networks we utilize daily. StaySafeOnline.org, powered by the National Cyber Security Alliance, announced the 2015 NCSAM theme - Our Shared Responsibility.

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    Topics: Computer Science, higher education, computer forensics, Criminal Justice, Cyber Security, Higher Education, Information Security

    Find Superior Resources in the 2015 Criminal Justice Catalog

    Posted by Lindsay White on Mar 17, 2015 2:11:11 PM

    Discover new editions of best-selling resources for your criminal justice, criminology, and law enforcement curricula in the 2015 Criminal Justice Catalog. Take a look inside for a complete list of course resources, new technology, and custom print solutions. View the catalog on your computer or mobile device, or download and print a copy for your reference.

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    Topics: higher education, New Edition, ACJS, ASC, Criminal Justice, criminology, custom textbooks, eBooks, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, New Text

    ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Brings Awareness to a Little Understood Disease

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 22, 2014 3:44:25 PM
    The Jones & Bartlett Learning marketing team taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
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    Topics: ALS, Ice Bucket Challenge, Lou Gehrig’s Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Health Professions, Higher Education, Lee Guion, Respiratory Management of ALS

    Jones & Bartlett Learning with ToolWire Offer Online, Scenario-based, Immersive Learning Tool for Undergraduate Criminal Justice Courses

    Posted by Lindsay White on May 14, 2014 10:07:41 AM

    Jones & Bartlett Learning partner with Toolwire  to offer Navigate Scenario: LearnScapes for Criminal Justice for undergraduate courses in criminal justice or law enforcement programs, including criminal law, criminal procedure, introduction to policing, and interviewing. Navigate Scenario: LearnScape for Criminal Justice is a scenario-based learning tool that immerses students in real-life situations to give them the opportunity to learn more about applying the amendments correctly in a contextualized, authentic environment. This "virtual internship" introduces course learning objectives in a way that is relevant, engaging, and promotes better learning outcomes. Through the use of photo-realistic environments, an interactive technology overlay, and a seamlessly integrated "natural assessment" infrastructure, Navigate Scenario: LearnScape for Criminal Justice "brings learning to life".

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    Topics: higher education, Criminal Justice, Higher Education, LearnScapes, Navigate, Navigate Scenario, Online Learning, Toolwire

    Discover Navigate 2: Eight Demo Courses Available

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 10, 2014 11:48:41 AM

    Navigate 2 is arriving-- and now you can try it! We've just released eight demo courses in a variety of areas, including:

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    Topics: Computer Science, Health Professions, Health Science, Higher Education, Navigate, Navigate 2, nursing, Online Learning, Public Health, Science, Webinar

    The 2014 Criminal Justice Interactive Catalog is Now Available

    Posted by Lindsay White on Apr 2, 2014 12:18:34 PM
    2014 Criminal Justice Interactive Catalog
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    Topics: higher education, New Edition, Catalog, Criminal Justice, custom textbooks, eBooks, Higher Education, New Text, PUBLISH

    Review: "[Counterterrorism] is an excellent reference for both graduate and undergraduate students..."

    Posted by Lindsay White on Mar 12, 2014 10:24:04 AM

    Security Management magazine recently published a review on Counterterrorism, authored by Marie-Helen Maras:

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    Topics: counterterrorism, higher education, Author, author, Criminal Justice, Higher Education, Review, review

    The 2013-2014 Biological and Physical Sciences Interactive Catalog is Now Available

    Posted by Lindsay White on Mar 7, 2014 1:13:56 PM
    2013-2014 Sciences Interactive Catalog
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    Topics: Biological Science, higher education, New Edition, Biology, Catalog, custom textbooks, Higher Education, Navigate, Online Learning, Physical Science, PUBLISH, Science

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